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Em Hoettche

) #30 of 575 Restaurants in Bonn $$ - $$$ German, European,
Markt 4, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 228 690009
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good50%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Markt 4, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate 'Reibekuchen mit Ruebenkraut' and drank 2 beers. Traditional food in the original building of an old restaurant, they served Beethoven, during his years here and who lived just around the corner.The wait stuff was attentive but not intrusive - totally laid back. No...More

Thank erijoel
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The dishes are well served and they are very German style. The service was a bit slow, but it worth! We ordered Schinitzel and Wurst. Both were delicious. We were in Three and even with the beer we payed less than 60 euros.

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Next to the old Rathaus in the main plaza, this retaurant is also known as Beethoven's waterhole. Very good typical German food in large portions. Very friendly and helpful staff. It has become one of our favorite restaurants to bring out of tiwn guests.

Thank cmlopez8
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Typical German style restaurant, excellent food, large portions, good service, in a central city centre location.

Thank SpainBlueSky
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A Sunday evening in Bonn. My wife wanted eat at a Beer House and selected the Hoettche because of its supposed connection to Beethoven, apparently he used to frequent it. Unfortunately it was totally destroyed by bombing during the second world war. It has been...More

Thank stillworkingat68
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Whenever I came in Bonn I visit this restaurant. Typical german food, great atmosphere and kolsch is something to die for. You cannot stop drinking

Thank Teovic
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

German restaurant with high touch and nice environment. Completely renovated, is one of the oldest in the city. Very rich cuisine with best local beer. Inside and outside seating is possible. Worth visiting

Thank worldender
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice and historical place. Very good German food. Staff was very attentive. Will definitely go back.

Thank cmlopez8
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was once Beethoven's watering hole! Though it was pretty much completely destroyed by Allied bombing in WWII, it was rebuilt to resemble its appearance. The restaurant itself dates back to the 14th century and is right off the town square. Do NOT miss an...More

Thank 130Doug
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We came in for drinks, but after looking at the menu, decided to stay for dinner. Dinner was good value, 2 glasses of Kolsch, a glass of Ahr-valley red wine, 2 half-litre glasses of Hefe-weizen and two mains for less than 50€. The menu is...More

Thank Chris_and_Ad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 4, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Bonn
  • Phone Number: +49 228 690009
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